Smart ISO solutions

How to use online software to accomplish efficient ISO implementation

There are many reasons for a company to implement a management system according to ISO 27001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, or any other standard. Finding efficiency in the processes is one of the main motives that drive companies towards implementation. This pursuit of efficiency can provide large benefits for an organization, as this will advance improvements and make processes easier, faster, and less expensive. So, while you work towards efficiency throughout your system, you will want to ensure that the…

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How online software helps gain employee buy-in when implementing ISO 9001/ISO 27001/ISO 14001

Getting employee buy-in for implementing any management system can be difficult; in general, people don’t like change in their workplace. This quickly becomes apparent if you are trying to implement a quality management system using ISO 9001:2015, an environmental management system using ISO 14001:2015, or an information security management system using ISO 27001:2013. So, if you want to successfully make changes in how your employees work, it helps to understand what can cause poor employee buy-in, and to consider tools…

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How to choose the right online ISO management software

With the upsurge in technology solutions for comprehensive project and document management, there is no real shortage of online software solutions created specifically for ISO project implementation. This makes it a lot harder to identify the solution that best fits your organizational operations and can truly help you implement any ISO standard in due time. In this article, we offer advice for what to look for when searching for the right online software solution to help you with your ISO…

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Getting top management buy-in for an ISO online software

Let’s imagine that you planned well for your ISO 9001, ISO 14001, or ISO 27001 implementation project. You have done your research and recognized the key role an ISO tool can have in dealing with the complexities of the upcoming ISO implementation project. You have an action plan, you’ve carefully selected a team, and now you want to convince your boss that having an online ISO tool is a justifiable investment. In this article, we offer some advice on how…

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Collaboration platform for ISO implementation projects – How to replace a bunch of emails

From the first email that was sent back in 1971 until the present time, emailing has become a standard part of our everyday activities. But, in the age of instant messaging, smart notifications, and cloud technology, organizations are starting to feel the constraints of email communication. Nearly half of our workday is spent on reading, searching, and writing emails, so naturally, productivity and collaboration suffer. How can we deal with that? In this article, we are exploring the capabilities of…

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How to enable teamwork for developing ISO policies and procedures using an online tool

Congratulations! You finally got the management buy-in and conducted a gap analysis. The next step is to pick the right team to help you develop the right policies and procedures to align with your ISO standard. Up to this point you managed to stay on top of the ISO implementation project, as you were a one-man team. However, when you look at the amount of work ahead, the piles of documentation, and the numerous tasks, meetings, and discussions tied to…

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